Apple TV is Coming to Xbox Series X and S

Posted on November 2, 2020 by Brad Sams in Games, Xbox, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X with 21 Comments

Apple TV on Xbox, via Microsoft

We are about a week away from Microsoft releasing their next-generation consoles and leading up to that day, the company is keeping the news flowing with features, enhancements, and updates coming to the hardware. Announced today, Apple TV will be available on the consoles when they reach your home as early as next week.

The news isn’t all that surprising as the app showed up for some users a little bit early but now it’s official; Apple TV is coming and it will support Dolby Vision and Atmos. The app will join others like Disney+, Hulu, HBO Max, Netflix, and others that can stream content to your box.

Of course, it is a bit awkward that the next-generation Xbox consoles will support Apple TV but Apple is not currently letting Microsoft bring its cloud streaming service to iOS. But for Xbox users who are looking to make their console the, ahem, one device under their TV that can do it all, having Apple TV as part of the console is a good thing.

While this announcement isn’t likely to move millions of more consoles it continues the path that Microsoft has created of bringing the content on the Xbox One forward to the Xbox Series S and X. There was not much doubt that the company would bring these streaming apps to the consoles but with it now being official, any worry can be put to bed.

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